Shrimp, Bell pepper, and Quinoa bowl

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 630.0
  • Total Fat: 16.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 19.3 mg
  • Sodium: 113.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 99.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 12.4 g
  • Protein: 24.3 g

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Introduction

Nothing beats a good steaming rice bowl as a comfort food! This recipe ups the nutritional ante by using quinoa which has a much higher protein content and a nice nutty flavor. Nothing beats a good steaming rice bowl as a comfort food! This recipe ups the nutritional ante by using quinoa which has a much higher protein content and a nice nutty flavor.
Number of Servings: 2

Ingredients

    1/2 cup uncooked quinoa, any brand or color
    1 T olive oil
    2 large bell peppers, chopped
    1 clove garlic
    1/2 ounces shrimp, any size
    Lemon wedge
    Black pepper
    Shredded cheese to taste


Directions

Boil 1 1/4 cups of water. Add quinoa, turn temperature down to low, and let it go for about 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, add olive oil to frying pan and heat to medium. Add bell peppers and cook until tender. Reduce heat and add garlic. Let it cook only until it gets aromatic. Add shrimp and cook until any liquid evaporates. Chop fresh parsley and add it to the pan, along with the juice from the lemon and black pepper to taste.

Serve over the quinoa and top with cheese if desired.

Serving Size: Makes 2 1.5 cup servings

TAGS:  Fish |

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